• Bible's sufficiency & counseling discussed

    by RuthAnne Irvin, posted Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (17 hours ago)

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) -- Affirming the sufficiency of Scripture in biblical counseling is a "radical idea," said R. Albert Mohler Jr., president of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, at the school's first Counsel the Word Conference.

    The conference, co-sponsored by the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC), featured popular practitioners Paul David Tripp, David Powlison, Heath Lambert and others during the two-day event. Read More

  • Panel reflects on civil rights

    by Staff/SEBTS communications team, posted Tuesday, September 30, 2014 (17 hours ago)

    WAKE FOREST, N.C. (BP) -- Fifty years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary hosted a two-day event focused on America's struggle for social equality and the roles people of faith played during the civil rights movement.

    The events were held in partnership with the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture at SEBTS and consisted of a lecture and a panel discussion. Speakers touched on a variety of topics including the history of the struggle, the challenges America still faces in this area and how the church can get involved in moving forward. Read More

  • Evangelicals & environmentalists cooperate?

    by David Roach, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (yesterday)

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- Amid polarized debate on climate change, Southern Baptists' lead ethicist has called conservative evangelicals and secular environmentalists to cooperate on issues of creation care. Read More

  • Climate policies said to harm poor

    by David Roach, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (yesterday)

    “The blind embrace of many environmentalist policy proposals will harm the poor….”

    -- Benjamin Phillips

    NASHVILLE (BP) -- In a preemptive response to President Obama's proposals at the United Nations for addressing climate change, a group of faith leaders released a document claiming that policies aimed at curbing carbon emissions tend to harm the poor unnecessarily. Read More

  • Recent grad killed at Chilean school

    by Staff, posted Monday, September 29, 2014 (yesterday)

    GEORGETOWN, Ky. (BP) -- Memorial services for Erica Faith Hagan, who was apparently murdered Sept. 6 while serving as a teaching assistant at a Baptist school in Chile, have been held at two Kentucky Baptist churches -- Sept. 27 at Hardin Baptist in Hardin and Sept. 25 at Heritage Baptist in Owensboro. Read More